When will Toronto love its Modern architecture?

What do you picture when you read the words “heritage building.”? It probably isn’t the Carlton Tower at Yonge and... Read More

Book Reviews From The Stacks – Snøhetta Works

Editors: Snøhetta (Lars Müller Publishing – 2009) These projects and descriptions together have been selected to show the wide... Read More

Shaping Vancouver 2016 – What Is The Vision For Chinatown?

Vancouver’s Chinatown is Canada’s largest and encompasses an ethnic mix of different demographics along with many... Read More

Case Study: Harmonizing Character with a Modern Laneway House

Laneway housing can be a positive tool in heritage preservation. When built behind an existing residence as a method of adding density... Read More

UrbSanity: Big and Small, Ottawa’s world-class obsession with being world-class

The Ottawa news cycle is a revolving door of controversies over architecture, landmarks, monuments, and mega- infrastructure and... Read More

Book Review – State of the World: Can a City Be Sustainable?

Author: Worldwatch Institute (Island Press, 2016) Every year since I started writing for Spacing, I have found myself anxiously... Read More

Gil Kelley: The Next Leap Forward

Presented by Urbanarium on September 28th, new City of Vancouver Director of Planning Gil Kelley spoke to a full house of architects... Read More

Release – Bing Thom: In Passing (RAIC)

We are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of renowned Architect and RAIC Gold Medalist Bing Thom, FRAIC. Mr. Thom was in Hong... Read More

EVENT: Sixth REFBC Land Award Gala, Oct. 21st

The Sixth Land Awards Gala DATE: October 21, 2016 LOCATION: Rocky Mountaineer Station, Vancouver. ADMISSION: Tickets are available on... Read More

Book Review – Generations: Six Decades of the Art and Architecture of Herb Green

Herb Greene is an American architect, who studied under the Bruce Goff—a popular figure known for his ‘organic’ and... Read More